Bharatiya Culture

Natya Rasa on Koodiyattam enthralls audience

The Sanskruti Centre for cultural excellence based out of London conducted a webinar highlighting the ancient Kerala art form of Koodiyattam which is officially recognised by the UNESCO as a…


Mandu, Khajuraho festivals to be held this month

Cultural activities are on a steady rise in Madhya Pradesh as the coronavirus crisis slowly subsides with the upcoming Mandu and Khajuraho dance festivals being organised this month. According to…


Bihu, Makar Sankranti celebrated in NE states

Amid the Covid-19 pandemic, the northeastern states on Thursday celebrate Bihu and Makar Sankranti, both harvest festivals, with traditional fervour and enthusiasm. Lakhs of cheerful men, women and children in…




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Lost in translation: The erosion of Sanskrit

Simplistic and inaccurate English translations of Sanskrit words trivialize dharmic concepts and is symptomatic of hegemonic Western  Judeo-Christian paradigms. Sanskritisation of the English language is about protecting our dharma; it…



Why Bharat has been a Rashtra for times immemorial?

Idam Rashtraya Idam Na Mama Shree Gurubhyo Namaha (Obeisance to the guru, the one who handholds me from darkness towards light). “Rashtra”, the vibrations generated by the mere sound of…